Ted Cruz does not live on Planet Earth
By attempting to ridicule Beto O’Rourke for his opposition to police brutality, Cruz is inadvertently giving his opponent a valuable platform.
Hangover IV drips aren’t all they’re cracked up to be
French girl fashion is... how do you say... le bullshit
Dean Winters is the only celebrity for me
What we loved this week
Despite its reputation, weed is still illegal in the Netherlands
Remembering the past won’t save us from the future
This year’s hottest cultural trend is Blockbuster nostalgia
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The 2008 bailouts inadvertently laid the groundwork for another financial crisis
Message to my haters: You are correct, I’m a Neanderthal
It’s okay to quit
Michigan’s water crisis is rapidly extending beyond Flint
This police report on a Kanye listening party is the greatest piece of music journalism ever written
A history of the internet, as told by maps
Sometimes going to the cutting edge requires reverting to the oldest tools around.
By Drew Millard
I had a mastectomy to lessen my risk of breast cancer. Does new science say that was a mistake?
Whale-watching in New York City
Better birth control options already exist, but we’re not allowed to have them
Fun is good and the ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ revival looks very fun
Stop blaming postmodernism for the rise of Trump
Why some Baltimore residents are lobbying to bring back aerial surveillance
5 Juul flavors that need to exist for responsible adults ONLY
The Postal Service wants to become an ad agency
The spirit of the alt-weekly is still alive in Los Angeles
Here’s how Google knows when an online ad makes you buy the product in real life
Snitching-ass startup raises $10 million to privatize the surveillance state
First of all it’s really important that women... never go to someone’s house, they meet in a public place, they don’t drink...
Info Spiral: What are the teens doing?
A difficult-to-follow story, in convenient capsule form.
By Casey Johnston